Q Tip is a very renowned rapper and musician. He is also a record producer and a DJ. He holds an American nationality. He began his career as a musician after he joined A Tribe Called Quest. He is among the best rappers and producers of hip-hop music. Also, he is one of the best Lyricists in the world. Here is a quick summary of Q Tip’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Q Tip Early Life
Q Tip was born in the year 1970 on April 10th. His birth name was Jonathan William Davis which he changed after some time to Kamaal Ibn John Feared. He was born in Harlem. He has an elder sister by the name Gwen. The famous Consequence is his first cousin. He has been able to appear on Beats, Rhymes, and Life.
He schooled at Murry Bergtraum High School which is in Manhattan, New York. He changed to Muslim in the mid-1990s. This is where he changed his name to Kamaal Ibn John Fareed. Most of the times he loved to live on Linden Boulevard. At the beginning of his career, he used the name MC Love Child. This name got changed to Q Tip. Afrika Baby Bam gave this name. Q in the name Q-Tip represents Queen. Q Tip at one moment had adopted a title ‘The Abstract.’ He has explained that Mohammed Sead has been a huge inspiration in his career. Other places that he has resided in includes Englewood Cliffs in New Jersey and near Edgewater.
He married Michelle Davis. They wedded for the year 1990.
Q Tip Career, Awards & Achievement
He began his career in the year 1985. This is when together with his friends Ali Shaheed, Phife Dawg and Jarobi White they created a group that they named ‘A Tribe Called Quest.’ Its genre was hip-hop. This band signed a contract with Jive Records. They were able to record and release 5 studio album. They would later go separate ways in the year 1985. The group would then be reunited in the year 2006, and they would perform in various shows.
In the year 2006, before the sudden death of Phife Dawg, they were able to record the sixth group album. The album had its launch in November same year. After they broke up the group, he had a very successful career having released huge hits. His first track as a solo artist was ‘Vivrant Thing’ and also ‘Breathe and Stop.’ These tracks were huge hits that made him more famous than he was with his previous group. He career continued to rise with the release of various records. He is very active in the music industry both as a singer and a producer. Q Tip continues his career as a DJ. He did work at Santos Party House. He has received an award for being an excellent DJ.
Awards and Achievements
Q Tip has earned some awards as well as nominations. In the year 2006, he won the Best Dance Recording Award in ‘Galvanize’ with The Chemical Brothers. He has also received Grammy Awards and also MTV Video Music Awards in the category Best Hip-Hop Video.
Net worth of Q Tip
Q Tip net worth is over $9.5 million. This wealth has been generated from his career in the hip-hop industry. He has been able to perform in various concerts and shows that have also helped to increase his current net worth. He is an accomplished musician. He has produced several albums that have done very well in the music industry. His career as a DJ has been very successful. It has earned him an excellent pay, and this has also helped his net worth to grow.
Q Tip has had a very successful career both as a rapper and as a producer. His resilience and consistency have seen him work with some of the best rappers in the world including Jay-Z and Kanye West. He has been a huge inspiration to upcoming rappers.